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0330 123 2523
Address
Cornwall College St Austell Tregonissey Road St Austell Cornwall PL25 4Dj
Email
enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk
Opening Hours
8:30 - 17:00

Cornwall College St Austell

We offer one of the widest ranges of vocational courses from Acting to Visual Art to Catering and Construction, with all subject areas located in dedicated learning environments, giving you focused quality training with industry led programmes to deliver key skills. 

At Cornwall College St Austell our specialist courses will give you the right environment to explore, discover and progress.  Whether you are interested in catering, hairdressing, construction or media; our highly practical courses are designed to allow you to grow in confidence and ability, giving you the chance to progress to University study or employment. 

As well as full-time courses, we also offer apprenticeships across a wide range of subjects and we also provide professional qualifications for people looking to enhance their career prospects and aspirations. 

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Introduction To Vehicle Technology

Entry Level • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Do you love cars? Always have your head under the bonnet, tuning an engine? Want to take that passion and turn it into a career, working with cars day in, day out? Then look no further, because we have the course for you. This introductory course is the perfect starting point if you want a job working with cars but need to develop your literacy and numeracy skills before progressing onto some of our more advanced automotive courses. It’s all about practical learning, with lessons delivered in our fantastic workshop facilities, where you’ll see what life is like in a working garage. You’ll improve your understanding of vehicles and the automotive industry, giving you plenty of experience before you decide what you want to study next. You may want to work in vehicle maintenance and repair, vehicle fitting, or paint and bodywork – whatever takes your interest, this course is the perfect place to start. If you can’t get enough of cars and have your sights set on becoming a mechanic, then this is the course for you and will be your first step in a career in automotive engineering. Because this is an introductory course, you’ll do a little bit of everything when it comes to cars. This will help you prepare for progression onto the Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair diploma. You’ll get a better idea of the career you want when you’re out on the workshop floor, trying different things every day. And if you’re still undecided, your course tutors and our dedicated support team will be there to show you what careers are possible and how you can get your dream job working with cars and vehicles.

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Foundation Learning Vocational Pathway: Vocational Studies

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is ideal if you are unsure of the vocational pathway you wish to pursue as a career. You will experience a range of vocational options to help you make that choice. Are you ready to try a range of options? The Foundation Learning Vocational pathway aims to develop the skills and behaviours to prepare you for future studies or work. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of vocational options, some utilising cross-college departments to gain a true insight to the subject area. Our vision is to support you to be INDEPENDENT, CONFIDENT AND RESILIENT so that you are well-prepared to engage with the wider community. The Vocational Studies course will help you feel confident to choose your next steps, whether in or out of College. This Pathway is offered at different campuses. The vocational options on offer are specific to the campus you choose to study at, and use specialists to deliver where required.

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Supporting Teaching And Learning

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the knowledge needed when working directly with children and young people in a school or college environment. The qualification covers elements including children and young people’s development, safeguarding their welfare and communication and professional relationships.

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Food Preparation And Cooking

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This course is ideal if you have a passion for the food, drink Industry, and enjoy working as part of a hospitality team. Completing this course is your first step to working in a professional kitchen or restaurant The course covers all the basic duties to become a chef, from maintaining a safe working place to preparing and cooking food items. You will get real-life experience working and learning in our professional kitchens and contribute towards providing food in our restaurants. You will be assessed throughout the course to check on your progress. The course consists of knowledge tests and ongoing practical assessments throughout the year. You will need to pass all assessments to gain the qualification and maintain 90% attendance on the course.

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  Facilities

The Space

Cornwall College St Austell student zone called The Space - wide shot of whole room

At our St Austell campus we have a brand new student social area, The Space.

Fully furnished with lounge seating, a chill-out room to watch DVDs, a pool table, dart board, and multiple video game consoles – it is a great place to spend time with friends in between lessons.

All design decisions were driven by our learner voice. This space, “The Space”, is for them.

The Bay

Students getting food in Bicton College's restaurant

The Bay cafeteria is our dedicated outlet for all learners, visitors and staff to take a break and have access to a great range of hot meals, an extensive salad bar, snacks, hot & cold drinks and refreshments. All dietary requirements are catered for by professional, friendly staff and students alike. Opening for breakfast and lunch, please come and take advantage of our competitively priced offerings.

Cornwall Care

We are proud to be working in partnership with Cornwall Care through the Cornwall Care Academy offering a suite of health and social care courses?

  Subject Areas

Accounting
Arts & Media
Business School
Catering
Children, Schools & Families
Construction
Digital Academy
Engineering
Foundation Learning
GCSEs & Functional Skills
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hospitality & Front of House
Motor Vehicle
Music & Performing Arts
Social Care & Health
Travel & Tourism

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  News

College celebrates 15 years of inspiring student racing event

College celebrates 15 years of inspiring student racing event

22nd June 2021


The region’s largest college group is celebrating 15 years since establishing the aspirational Greenpower racing event in Cornwall, helping to inspire thousands of school students into engineering education.

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College’s creative showcase at Keay Theatre  

College’s creative showcase at Keay Theatre  

17th May 2021


The Keay Theatre at Cornwall College St Austell is hosting 'Culture & Performance Week', a programme of student performances and exhibitions.  

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Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day   

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day   

13th May 2021


People of all ages are being invited to experience everything a leading south west college group has to offer at a virtual event later this month.  

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Creative college course taps into Cornish mining heritage

Creative college course taps into Cornish mining heritage

7th May 2021


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From college student to international chef  

From college student to international chef  

5th May 2021


A chef from Cornwall is using the skills he gained studying in St Austell to establish himself as an international culinary talent.  

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